20th Century

The Berlin Airlift: The World’s Largest Ever Air Supply Operation (Images of Aviation)

By John Grehan - Published 2019

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

This book is worth having for the illustrations alone.  The 1940’s were the golden age for black and white photojournalism and The Berlin ...Read Review

The People’s Army in the Spanish Civil War: A Military History of the Republic and International Brigades 1936-1939

By Alexander Clifford - Published 2020

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

The Spanish Civil War spilled a great deal of blood at the time and still spills great quantities of ink, which is surprising ...Read Review

The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History

By Jaime Breitnauer - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

The influenza pandemic of 1918, which killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, dwarfed the catastrophe of the First World War – except that it did ...Read Review

The Day the Sun Fell

By Bun Hashizume - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

On August 6, 1945, fourteen-year-old Bun Hashizume started her day in Hiroshima under a serene, blue sky. She walked along the road on her way ...Read Review

The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World’s Most Glamorous Ship

By Penny Wilson - Published 2020

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

This non-fiction account opens with the post-WWII Italian Line proudly constructing and outfitting its most luxurious passenger ship, the Andrea Doria. Three years ...Read Review

Open Fire

By Amber Lough - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sometimes all it takes is one woman. 1917. After word of her brother’s desertion reaches Katya’s ear, she joins Maria Bochkareva’s ...Read Review

Louder Than Words (The Heroes Quartet)

By Kathy Kacer - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eldina Sternik is a kind and bright girl. At age twelve, she cares for her younger sisters, reads voraciously, helps her mother with ...Read Review

Hunger Winter

By Rob Currie - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this debut novel for middle-grade students, Rob Currie has crafted the remarkable story of a young Dutch boy who finds his life ...Read Review

Westside Saints (A Gilda Carr Tiny Mystery)

By W.M. Akers - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical FantasyMystery/Crime

The sequel to Westside, Westside Saints is part alternate history, urban fantasy, mystery, and time-slip―a frenetic roller coaster ride through 1922 Prohibition-era Manhattan. ...Read Review

Coming Up for Air

By Sarah Leipciger - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Three timelines. Three stories. Three lives. Coming Up for Air is an exquisite story of medical advancement. By successfully balancing these three stories, ...Read Review

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